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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Lehigh Township: Hope youth group plans purse bingo

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The youth group at Hope Lutheran Church will host a bingo, featuring Vera Bradley bags, April 29.

Doors open 11 a.m., and bingo starts 12:30 p.m.

In addition to bingo, there will be a Chinese auction, door prizes and five special games.

The kitchen will be open.

Proceeds benefit the youth attending the 2018 national youth gathering in Houston.

Tickets are available by calling 610-767-7203, ext. 9; please leave a message and someone will return your call.

Hope Lutheran Church is located at 4131 Lehigh Drive, Cherryville.

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Coplay: Trinity UCC will hold spaghetti, meatballs dinner

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a spaghetti and meatballs dinner 4-7 p.m. April 29 at Fellowship Hall, Third and Coplay streets.

The event is open to the public,

The kitchen will prepare the pasta dishes with all the sides, including salad, garlic bread and more.

There will also be flowers for sale at the event.

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West Coplay Maenner- chor, 3326 N. Ruch St., will hold an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet 8 a.m.-noon April 30.

Allen Township/East Allen Township: St. Peter’s UCC, Seemsville, will hold special bingo April 22

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold a meat bingo April 22.

Doors open 11:30 a.m. The games start 1 p.m.

The cost of a ticket includes 20 games. Specials are an additional cost.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

The event includes a tricky tray and a quilt raffle.

For tickets, call 610-457-6368 or 610-554-3294.

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East Allen Township Fire Department auxiliary members are planning a designer purse bingo April 23 at the station, 5354 Nor-Bath Blvd. Doors open 11:30 a.m. Bingo begins 1 p.m.

Catasauqua: Arbor Day event planned

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Catasauqua Shade Tree Commission invites the public to attend its annual Arbor Day celebration 10 a.m. Saturday at Catasauqua Park, Church and St. John streets.

The celebration will be held in the large pavilion next to the pool. Trees will be dedicated to individuals who have made a difference in the community.

There is plenty of free parking in the main parking lot.

This program is an annual public service program of the borough by the Shade Tree Commission and the mayor.

Refreshments will be served.

Amish men came to Weaversville

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 by ED PANY Curator, Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Columns

In this continuing series, Mr. John McDevitt, former assistant farm manager of the Allentown State Hospital Farm in Weaversville, continues his recollections from his days at the landmark farm. John recalls:

Speaking of the Northampton and Bath Railroad, the farm used to receive freight car loads of peanut hulls (shells) used for livestock bedding.

How many even remember the railroad? There was also a railroad siding to the west of the crossing.

Bath: Museum to open for tours

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will open to the public 1-3 p.m. April 15.

Tours of the society’s campus will be offered.

For more information, go to govwolf.org.

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Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, has announced that Girl Scout Troop 8886 is collecting comfort items for our military personnel overseas.

There are flyers available that list the items being collecting.

Pick one up and help as you are able.

Donation boxes are in the gathering areas.

Allen Township/East Allen Township: Municipal offices closed April 14

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns

Allen Township and East Allen Township municipal offices will be closed April 14 in observance of Good Friday.

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St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 8142 Valley View Road, Seemsville, will hold a meat bingo April 22.

Doors open 11:30 a.m. The games start 1 p.m.

The cost of a ticket includes 20 games. Specials are an additional cost.

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

The event includes a tricky tray and a quilt raffle.

For tickets, call 610-457-6368 or 610-554-3294.

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Lehigh Township: Support groups to meet

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by The Press in Columns

A CareGivers support group meeting will be held 10 a.m. April 22 at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville. This group is for anyone caring for loved ones. All are welcome.

A Cancer Connection meeting will also be held 10 a.m. April 22 at the church. This is a support group for cancer survivors and those dealing with their own or a loved one’s cancer issues. All are welcome.

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